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Nov 17, 2013 6:30pm PST
. >>> the gathering of volunteers may be one of the high powered bay area events to generate aid. u.s., with a box of clean shirts. cindy chafes and david court easy were on hand. jaime ascar. >> i know we've had a lot of drives this week and last week. this is the small part of adding one more drop-off donations for folks who are ready, willing and looking for ways to help. >> our efforts, trying to help organize the community for the big tragic event that happened to our our communities home country. >> most of the first shipments of food, medical supplies have been stuck at airports, getting to where it needs to be has been a challenge. it left debris in bad shape. >> first problem medical volunteers have faced. left san francisco international. >> finding a way to the area. >> emergency room doctor, doctor reyes. >> and so to be able to go back now, needs to provide the care they need, is special to me. >> in daly city, united methodist church, members of the united unitedhealthcare unit west, pledging 100,000 in aid. >> we're connected in one way or another. >> volunteers here say before the
Nov 24, 2013 6:30pm PST
in a rarely used emergency stair well. >> it is an emotional roler coaster. now word to describe it. >> reporter: her grieving loved ones need closure. it appears the medical examiner's office is under staffed. today the chief said in a statement to kpix5, unexpected short staffing lentenned our case chosure turnaround time. a core group of highly qualified. dedicated professionals are working long hours to meet the needs of our community. the family are not alone in dealing with these delays. the san francisco chronicle reported today that it is a common problem for the office. data shows half of the cases in the last year remain open. kpix-5. >> the medical examiner's office is supposed to have four pathologist but they have one permanent and one temporary. the city data shows it it takes more than three months to chose cases. >>> santa rosa police are invest againsting a mysterious case involving an unconscious teenager with a head injury. he was found on the grounds of mount tkpwoplry high school. he goes to another school. k about pix5 don knapp is there with more, what are yo
Nov 3, 2013 6:30pm PST
three-4 weeks? it took us four years for us to get our web site right in massachusetts. >> it has not broken the budget. more businesses offer insurance to their employees than ever before. >> reporter: for people who sign up for a plan through or covercal cal as it is known here it effects effects on march 31st. >> covercalifornia has a web site separate from the federal site the california site has a number to call if you have questions and you can find the information on our web site and click on links and numbers. >>> a new poll from the kaiser foundation is showing a shift in people's views of obama care. 55% say they understand the law's impact on their family and that is up 8% from a month ago but they also say the federal government has done a poor job in implements the law. voters in san francisco has a debate over the waterfront. they are casting ballots on prop e and prop c. if it passes a luxury condo complex has been built on some of the prime real estate in the bay area. tonight at 11:00, we will look at how the vote touched o
Nov 10, 2013 6:30pm PST
germany on sunday. in japan, u.s. marines loaded a c-130 with humanitarian aid before heading to the philippines. they say it impacted up to four million people and call it the deadliest natural disaster in the nation's history. back to you. >>> during his weekly prayer, pope francis asked thousands gathered in the square to send their thoughts towards the philippines. it is the third largest catholic country in the world. according to the research center, 4 out of 5 people there are catholic. >>> and the bay area has one of the largest filipino communities any where. people are doing what they can to send aid back to their home country. kpix5's don knapp learns it could be awhile before it gets to its final destination. [singing] >> reporter: the pastor on guitar. leads his congregation in song and prayer for victims of the typhoon. >> we also send our prayers to the troops deployed. >> reporter: filipinos in the bay area continually provide shipments of the necessities to their extended families. they rallied so quickly. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> reporter: help comes
Nov 16, 2013 6:30pm PST
us most drivers like what they see. >> reporter: with two brand new lanes through the caldecott tunnel, there's a lot more room on the road. lunchtime saturday, not a single bottleneck. smooth sailing for regular tunnel goers like joseph campton. >> morning, smooth ride in, you know, going through the city and smooth ride on the way back. >> did very well. i think they did very well. >> reporter: officials aren't too shy patting themselves on the back either. 160,000 drivers every day can now expect a quicker ride through the mountain. plus, the 417 million dollar project is done early and under budget. >> great accomplishment to come millions of dollars under budget. >> the state of california and i'm proud to say the federal government, too, working together to get a great project done. >> reporter: but not everyone is overly impressed. some say we've lowered our expectations with these massive projects. >> i think we've seen so many fiascos with respect to, you know, these public infrastructure projects that we're shocked when it's done on time and on cost. >> reporter: the l
Nov 2, 2013 6:30pm PDT
provision for us to move forward over the next 40 years and let management help shade where we need to go. >> reporter: the train operators union which includes station agents also ratified the contract by more than 85%. >> i think it was an overwhelming understanding of what was on the table. you know, an understanding that at this point was what was going on that a deal needed to be done. >> reporter: all workers will see a 15% pay raise over 4 years. the workers will also begin to help pay for their own pensions and healthcare up to a 4% contribution by the end of the four years. and work under new safety rules. bart's board of directors is expected to vote between now and the meeting on november 21. reporting live in daly city, don knapp, kpix 5. >> the much smaller afscme union hasn't voted yesterday every yet. one of the two men killed on the tracks belonged to that union. >>> it's a good idea for parents everywhere to check the halloween candy at a salinas woman got sick. she doesn't want her face shown. she ate three pieces of candy including a snickers bar and immediately had a p
Nov 23, 2013 6:30pm PST
. >>> still ahead, california freeways are just not as smart as they used to be. what's happening to the equipment designed to desect major traffic tie-ups. >> out with the old and in with the new. we'll take you inside the new control tower designed to make oakland international a major transportation hub. >> we'll go cold turkey on thanksgiving. at least as far as the weather's concerned. the forecast is coming up as we look live across the bay bridge and into san francisco. ,,,,,,,,,,,, statement sometime tonight nuclear agreement with iran. the deal was made just a sht time ago. it's aimed at slog the progress of iran's nuclr program while a broader agreement is negotiated. as part of the interim agreeme: the u-s offered limited relf from economic sanctions. we will have more on this story tonight at 11. thousands of traffic sensors buried in california's frees aren't working. about 27- thousand sensors are a key part of the stat' "intelligent transportation" system >>> are a key part of the state's intelligence transportation system and now they're supposed to detect congesti
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